One of the lightest e-bikes in the world? Ribble launches new Hero edition, aluminum eRoad bikes
The lightest electric road bike just got lighter.
British manufacturer Ribble on Wednesday launched two new featherweight electric road bikes — the Endurance SL e Hero edition and the aluminum-framed Endurance AL e — with each claiming to be the lightest in their respective categories.
Ribble’s Endurance SL e model already held the title for lightest electric road bike, which weighed in at a claimed 25.3lb (11.5kg). But the new Hero edition of the bike, which comes spec’d with Shimano Di2 and new superlight carbon wheels, is slimmed down to 23.08lb (10.49kg). That’s a new high-water mark (or, rather, a low-water mark) for superlight electric road bikes. Both weights are based on a medium frame, according to Ribble.